Chattanooga, Hamm mark sister city anniversary

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) -- Chattanooga is hosting special visitors to mark 35 years of being a sister city to Hamm (HAHM), Germany.

Officials from Hamm are scheduled to visit Chattanooga landmarks on Wednesday, including the Incline Railway and Ruby Falls, and take a bike ride along the city's Riverwalk.

The Hamm delegation of city council and government officials is led by Ulrike Waesche, the city's deputy mayor and will be in Chattanooga through Thursday.

Chattanooga officials say the sister city relationship has led to artistic and economic exchanges.

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